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AAP Mobile Apps

​​​The American Academy of Pediatrics publishes and partners with publishers of mobile apps in order to provide both parents and health care providers with tools for fast, convenient answers and information.

​​For Professionals ​​
Merit Award

The gold standard infectious disease problem solver, now on your mobile device. Download the current edition to access from anywhere, with search, updates, and news. Quickly access critical, current information for diagnosis, treatment, and management of more than 200 infectious diseases, including drug dosing, immunization information, updates, and hundreds of images.


AAP eBooks
Free app to access your eBooks offline, on the go. Purchase eBooks at eBooks are fully searchable for quick answers.                 
Download key point of care content to your device, including the Point of Care Quick Refere​nce, the Pediatric Drug Lookup, and the Interactive Periodicity Schedule and related Bright Futures guidelines. Also now available as a downloadable native application for iPad®.
AAP PediaGene App

PediaGene: AAP Genetics Screening Guide
PediaGene is a one-stop resource for a wealth of genetic screening information, available in either patient encounter or reference context. Based on the AAP manual Medical Genetics in Primary Care, PediaGene is free to AAP Members through July 1, 2014, thanks to the support of Friends of Children.

PediaGene For Android

AAP News
AAP News on the go -- download full issues, formatted for mobile readability. Add bookmarks and comments.

Merit Award

Nelson's Pediatric Antimicrobial Therapy
Practical, evidence-based recommendations from the leading experts in pediatric antimicrobial therapy. Get quick answers on the go from the best-selling antimicrobial therapy guide. Updated for the current edition, Nelson's Abx includes evidence levels to show strength of recommendations, pop-up references with PMIDs to dig deeper, and new chapters on antibiotic therapy for obese children and prophylaxis/prevention of symptomatic infection. Use the interactive Body Surface Area Calculator for dosing.

AAP Patient Education: HealthyGrowth
AAP Patient Education: HealthyGrowth gives care providers the unique ability to create custom handouts for parents on vital topics of healthy growth, nutrition, and physical activity for children 5 years of age and younger. Handouts are targeted to the patient and the particular topics and goals of greatest interest to the parent, from breastfeeding and solid foods to screen time and sleep.

Bright Futures VisitPlanner
Visit Planner helps providers track their patients’ well visit needs. Get quick access to the industry standard information for pediatric preventive care, including immunizations, previsit questionnaires, and patient handouts. Customize visits and export reports for efficient use of time and documentation.
​​ ​NRP
Key tools and resources to help NRP providers and instructors learn the changes for the new 7th edition and updated AAP/AHA guidance. Includes access to the Flow Diagram and the full 2015 AAP/AHA Neonatal Guidelines for CPR & ECC. Also, contains videos to demonstrate Positive-Pressure Ventilation (PPV) Cadence and MR. SOPA ventilation corrective steps.

For Parents:​
KidsDoc Symptom Checker
What should a parent do if their child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can a child return to school or child care after an illness? These are medical advice questions that all parents have. Health problems can arise anytime - evenings, weekends, during work hours, when traveling, or when the doctor's office is closed.
KidsDoc is designed especially for these times. The care guides help parents make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries that parents can manage on their own.
Put this app on your own phone to show parents the benefits of KidsDoc -- just $1.99!
Merit Award

Everything a young athlete needs to safely and effectively build strength, balance, fitness; and prepare to excel in sport and keep playing by preventing injury. This 45-minute workout ran by Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP, nationally recognized sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery, 29-time marathon runner, and 9-time Ironman triathlete. It includes detailed demonstrations to work the core, upper body, and lower body; as well as strength training pointers and tools to create custom workouts and set goals and reminders.


ADHD Tracker
ADHD Tracker makes completing and submitting a behavioral assessment easier for parents and teachers of children ages 4 through 18 years who have already been diagnosed and treated for ADHD.


Bronze Award

Car Seat Check
Quickly learn what car seat is right for your child based on age, height, and weight. Installation instruction videos, audio clips, and articles help you use the seat safely. Review the full sortable product guide updated for 2013, including prices and size limits.

Child Health Tracker
Child Health Tracker gives parents the power of on-demand access to their child(ren)’s health information, needs, and providers; and AAP guidance on the vaccinations and milestones they should be expecting.

Healthy Children Magazine​
Get advice you can tru​st from the nation's leading child health experts. Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and backed by 62,000 AAP member physicians, Healthy Children magazine packs each issue with important information for parents of children of all ages. You'll find guidance on safety and injury prevention; childhood illnesses and diseases; immunzation information; developmental milestones; nutrition and fitness; behavioral issues; and much more.


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